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Senior Principal Architect Resume

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Malvern, PA


  • Highly skilled Technology leader with 20+ years in Financial Services industry & Consulting with expertise in Confidential, large scale IT Transformation and Cloud Computing.
  • Proven ability in driving the build out of scalable, secure, and stable high volume Confidential systems with 25 - 30 MM daily customer volume.
  • Skilled in leading high-performing technology engineering teams in analyzing, strategizing, architecting, and delivering innovative solutions dat have increased revenue, reduced costs, elevated competitive advantage and improved user experience.
  • Extensive experience in leveraging strong business domain noledge and technical expertise to support the launch and growth of Consumer products for Omni-Channel Confidential Strategy.
  • Adept at building trusted relationships with senior business and technology executives, influencing strategies to maximize business success, contributing to 100M+ Confidential Transformation programs.
  • Champion for adoption of Open Source and emerging technologies in Shared Services, Cloud Computing - AWS / Azure, Mobility (iOS/Android) and DevOps Automation best practices.
  • AWS Certified Developer and AWS Certified Solutions Architect
  • Hands-on” approach to Technology, Management and Execution practices from Planning, Design, Code, to Production & Support.
  • Comfortable leading the proposal and initiation of in-house programs/projects, Partnership efforts and evaluation and implementation, technology due-diligence of vendor based solutions via RFPs.
  • Strong team player with exceptional communication and presentation skills at every level.


Cloud Platform: Cloud strategy, Architecture and technologies, Market trends around Public, Hybrid & Private cloud implementations and IaaS, PaaS & SaaS

Technologies: Java / JEE, C, SQL, XML, Security/Encryption, IAM - Autantication & Authorization, SSO

Web: HTML, CSS, Java Script, AJAX, Angular JS, Bootstrap, JQuery, Servlets, JSP, ASP.NET

Web & App Servers: WebSphere, Apache, WebLogic, Tomcat, JBoss, Netscape iPlanet

Databases: Microsoft SQL Server, Sybase, Oracle, MySQL, Informix

Big Data Analytics: Cassandra, Hadoop, Spark, Google Analytics

Middleware/ORMs: EJB, Hibernate, Spring POJOs, Tuxedo, CORBA; SOAP / REST services, Oracle Fusion, Oracle E-Business

Messaging: JMS, WebSphere MQ, Sonic MQ, ActiveMQ;

Operating Systems: Unix, Linux, Ubuntu, Sun Solaris, IBM AIX, HPUX, Mac OS X, Windows

Build/Configuration Management: Git, Electric Cloud, Perforce, Ant, Maven, CVS, Subversion, Hudson, Jenkins, Puppet, Chef

Automated Testing: Selenium, Tosca, HPE-UTF

Code Quality / Monitoring: SonarCube, Fortify, Semmle, DynaTrace, Splunk

Protocols/Other: TCP/IP, SOAP, REST/JSON

Content Management: SiteCore, Documentum, Interwoven- Team Site, Drupal

Content Delivery Network: Akamai


Confidential, Malvern, PA



  • Worked closely with leadership in Confidential Line of Business, Architecture and Development teams to conduct an end to end architectural analysis to help streamline the current technology offerings for all of Confidential areas including web, mobile and analytics.
  • Recommended Architecture direction to adopt a modern Platform approach based on standard Architecture principles like consistent User Experience, API development, Service based approach, reusability, resiliency and automation.
  • Led the evaluation and recommendation for the Content Delivery Network solution for the web properties
  • Provided technology expertise to retire the legacy product DB and transition to modern architecture
  • Led the Architecture analysis for connected devices initiative which introduces Apps running on Android based Smart Operations Panels on multi-function machines.

Technologies & Tools: Agile, JIRA, SiteCore, Oracle Endeca, Salsify, Akamai CDN, Oracle Eloqua, Oracle R12 E-Business Suite, Google Analytics




  • Built relationships and partnered with CIOs, CTOs, and their teams to define the roadmaps to adopt LEAN Agile development, SDLC automation, DevOps, Microservices Architecture and Cloud Computing stack - Iaas, PaaS & SaaS.
  • Evolved as a trusted advisor to drive cultural change across complex organizational boundaries. Established the framework for introducing, socializing, and aligning Enterprise Technology Strategy with CIO Business Strategy.
  • Provided the domain and technology expertise to influence the design and adoption of capabilities.

Technologies & Tools: LEAN Agile, JIRA, DevOps, PaaS, Apprenda, Pivotal, Electric Cloud, Apigee, Puppet, Chef, Tosca, Java, .NET, Mobility (IOS/Android), JavaScript Frameworks, UI frameworks, Security Frameworks, IAM, REST




  • Led globally dispersed team in building common frameworks, developing business services, and providing support to multiple horizontal technology teams for consolidated Accounts overview, Customer Profile, Product Management, Content Management, Build and Database Engineering.
  • Provided strategy and leadership oversight to maximize the adoption of strategic frameworks leveraging open source software across 100 development groups, resulting in a common and consistent architecture across the verticals dat led to multimillion dollars in savings.
  • Introduced, advocated value, and secured buy-in from senior executives.
  • Spearheaded the target architecture for Content Management System leveraged by the eCommerce Organization.
  • Reduced total cost of ownership (TCO) by 50% for 24x7 mission critical content publishing system used by eCommerce Organization and enabled line of business to increase revenue.
  • Streamlined build engineering operations and reduced build time by 40%.

Technologies & Tools: SCRUM, Java, Open Source JEE frameworks, rich client web- HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript Frameworks, Responsive Web Design, Common Desktop Framework, Big Data Analytics, SOAP/REST based services, ESB, Content Management - Interwoven, Hudson, Salesforce

Senior TECHNICAL manager



  • Managed efforts for the development of reusable components and middle tier Service layer for Confidential and Mobile Banking team dat enabled millions of customers to access Bank and Brokerage products online.
  • Defined and led the adoption of the next-generation Technology Architecture to consolidate multiple stacks into a single target platform to support rapid organic and acquisition growth based on Java/J2EE framework and open source technology dat resulted in significant standardization, resiliency and cost savings.
  • Led the Technology due-diligence, target state definition and System Integration for Countrywide and Merrill acquisition.

Technologies & Tools: SCRUM, Java, Open source frameworks, Spring / Struts, Hibernate, log4j, Splunk, SOAP/REST based services, IBM IFW framework

Confidential, Newark, DE




  • Led the architectural design of MBNA.com, the 1st eCommerce site for the bank; MBNA Net Access, a servicing platform for Bill Payment, Balance Transfers, Promotions, Marketing, and Partner Integration; SMART Marketing system dat enabled financial partners to launch affinity marketing programs; and Mutual Autantication platform to enable partners to access site.
  • Managed the Technology due diligence, Target architecture and System Integration for merger with Bank of Confidential
  • Chief architect for designing new functionality into the distributed applications supporting the credit card lifecycle dat enabled organization to launch the AMEX credit card.

Technologies: Unix, Java, Tuxedo, Informix, Sybase

Team leader



  • Led the full lifecycle development and implementation of the front-end, multi-tier, and back-end applications for new intelligent Desktop Superstation dat replaced legacy systems and manual processes and evolved as the core system leveraged by the Marketing Department to exceed established goals by providing a 360 view of customers’ data for marketing promotions, transferring balances, card activation and customer retention.
  • Led onshore/offshore teams in the design, development, and implementation of projects for clients in US and Europe.

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